Anniversaries and Weddings

Congratulations on 50 years Dick and Sharon Luebke Thomas '67


Happy 65th Anniversary Jim amd Judy Francois

Happy 50th Anniversary Kathy and Phil Anderson '68

Congratulations to Emily and Nate Pond ‘13, who were married in Austin Texas this weekend.



Happy 50th Anniversary Pat and Debi Cantway '68 Adamson

Their wedding was September 18, 1971 and the anniversary celebration was September 18, 2021 at an Airbnb with all four children and their spouses, eight grandchildren (9 months -7 years) and Debi’s mom who turned 96 on October 3. It was a wonderful weekend of sun, food and frolicking.


Emily Bauerschmidt ‘16 and Michael Hodge ‘14, son of Dave and Maggie Regner ‘89 Hodge. The wedding was this past Saturday, October 16.

Best wishes to the Bride and Groom!



Happy 50th Anniversary Richard and Deanna DuCharme '61 Guenther



Richard and Deanna Guenther of Kenosha marked their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Juy 31, with a dinner with famiy.

Richard Guenther and Deanna DuCharme met at a new teacher party. They were married on July 31, 1971, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kenosha. They have lived in Kenosha for 50 years.

They have two children: Debra (Martin) Moses of Sauk City, and Daniel Guenther of Kenosha. They have one grandchild.

Both worked for Kenosha Unified School District, retiring in 1998. They are active members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, officers in Kenosha Retired Educators, and volunteers with NAMI-Kenosha.

Their advice for a succesful and lasting relationship? Faith in God and sharing in each other’s hopes and dreams.



Congratulations and best wishes to Trey & Liz Ouimet '12 Dowling who were married this past weekend. Liz is the daughter of Joe & Mary Matteucci '83 Ouimet, granddaughter of Dan & Irene Rizzo '58 Ouimet, and Marianna & John Matteucci Sr. '56


Happy 50th Anniversary John '65 & Peggy Willkomm

John and Penny Willkomm of Kenosha celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 15.

John Willkomm met Penny Kossow through a mutual friend when he was home on leave from the Army in 1968. John served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969.

They were married on May 15, 1971, in Waterford, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. They have lived in Kenosha their entire married life.

They have a son, Anthony Willkomm, of Racine.

John and Penny owned and operated Earl's Club for 46 yaers, retiring in 2016.

Their advice for a successful and lasting relationship? You only go around once: Live, laugh and love.

Congratulations Paul '65 & Arlene Fredericksen


Paul and Arlene Fredericksen of Everett, Wash., formerly of Kenosha, will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on May 15. They plan to celebrate with a delayed trip to Europe.

Paul Fredericksen married Arlene Covelli on May 15, 1971. They lived in Kenosha all their lives until 2015, when they moved to Washington state.

They have two children: Laura (Tom) Hansen, of Long Island, N.Y.; and Gina (Paul) Davis, of Ballard, Wash. They have three grandchildren.

Paul served in the Air Force from 1966 to 1972 in Okinawa, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Minot, N.D. After the service, he worked at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and was an adjunct instructor at Gateway Technical College for 25 years in the Fire Science program. He retired from the Kenosha Fire Department in 1999, then continued to work at GTC as an adjust instructor until 2011.

Arlene was co-owner of aj's hair studio for 25 years, and worked as a cometologist for 40 years, retiring in 2011. She enjoys gardening, cooking, baking and playing with their grandchildren.

Both have spent many hours volunteering for veterans, seniors and the homeless. They have traveled the U.S. and the world.

Their keys for a successful and lasting relationship? Strong spiritual faith, working to make our lives enjoyable every step of the way in our journey together, being grateful for what we have and being faithful to each other.